Cameron John wins Argentine Amateur
CABA, Argentina — The 120th edition of the Argentine Amateur Championship Cup FiberCorp concluded this afternoon at Tortugas Country Club and the winner was Cameron John, a 16-year-old who beat the experienced André Tourinho of Brazil in the final. John captured the victory by a count of 2-and-1 in a match where the wind from the north played a crucial part.
Before reaching the final, John had defeated fellow Australian Anthony Quayle 2-and-1.
In the decisive match, was reduced to 18 holes, John didn't get off a good start and after the fourth hole was 3-down. The Australian began recovering the on the fifth hole, where he won with a birdie, and again with another birdie at the sixth. After being all-square through 11, John won the 12th and 13th hole and eventually close out Tourinho with a par at 17.
In Saturday morning's semifinal round, Tourinho advanced to the championship match with a victory against Italian Luca Cianchetti.
ABOUT THE Argentine Amateur
The Argentine Amateur (Campeonato Argentino
de Aficionados) is an international match play
tournament, with 36 hole stroke play qualifying
determine 64 players for match play.
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